Hours & Fees


Tadpoles is open from 7.30am to 6:00pm throughout the year and closes only at weekends and statutory holidays. The Centre closes at 4.00pm on 23 December and will reopen on 3 January. The exact dates will be published in advance each year to coincide with the actual days of the Christmas period holidays.

Full time care is offered on a weekly basis to children from birth to 6 years old. Full time care is five days per week for a minimum of 8 hours per day. Children must be enrolled at the Centre for a minimum of 8 hours per day. A minimum of two days per week is required for part time enrolments for a minimum of eight hours per day. We also offer a short 6.5 hour day from 8:45am-3:15pm. See fee structure for clarification.


Tadpoles fee structure is as follows:


3 years


3 years


6.5 hour day

under 3 years


6.5 hour day over 3 years (ECE)


Daily $60 $35 $45 $20
Weekly $250 $150 $185 $100